Inhibition of Egg Hatching of Histiogaster sp. (Acari: Acaridae) by Shiitake Mushrooms (Lentinus edodes)

Kimiko OKABE
1994 Journal of the Acarological Society of Japan / Nihon Dani Gakkaishi  
Okabe.K.,1994.Inhibition of egg hatching of Histiogaster sp.(Acari:Acaridae)by shiitake mushrooms(Lentinus edodes)J.Acarol.Soc.Jpn.,3(1):1-5. When eggs of Histiogaster sp.(Acari:Acaridae)were applied to a fungal colony of shiitake mushrooms,they were observed to become wrapped with a large number of hyphae.The hyphae grew rapidly under and around each mite egg and covered its surface heavily as if they had trapped it.No larva was observed on the fungal colony.This kind of reaction of hyphae
more » ... nst mite eggs has never been reported before in any other fungi.
doi:10.2300/acari.3.1 fatcat:eyeuugdwebgnffgjjcqts363ca